Harriet Tubman was a slave who escaped to the North to be free. She also helped other slaves escape. Harriet was born in Dorchester County, Maryland, in 1820. She was born a slave and she was treated badly by her owners. Harriet had 8 brothers and a sister.
Harriet escaped from slavery in 1849. she helped many slaves escape on the Underground Railroad. She was also given the name General Tubman. Harriet died on March 10, 1913, in Auburn, New York.
~Written by Marvin